New York (State) -- Politics and government
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Hicks family papers
Scope and Contents
The Hicks family papers include three letters (1841-1846) from members of the Younglove family to William and Nabby Hicks which discuss family affairs, crop conditions in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, and the state of the Democrat and Whig parties in New York. Also included are a Civil War pass (1861) issued to George Hicks at St. Louis, Missouri, a contract (1871) for the building of a home, and a widow's government pension (1878) granted to Nabby Hicks.
Dates: 1841 - 1878
Joseph R. Williams papers
Scope and Contents The first seventeen folders of this collection contain letters of correspondence with Joseph R. Williams prior to his acceptance of the presidency of the Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University). Many of these letters are from his father and other family members. Additionally, there are letters to Williams, operating as a land speculator in Ohio and Michigan, from friends and business associates in Massachusetts and New York. The letters reflect a precarious economic...
Dates: 1827 - 1867
Rawson Smith family papers
Scope and Contents The Smith family papers consist mostly of Alfred Smith's letters to his parents while he was in the Army, and correspondence exchanged by family members in Michigan and New York in the years following the war. The collection also includes various documents including insurance policies, deeds, mortgages, and a lottery advertisement (1868).Subjects of particular interest from Alfred's correspondence include conditions in the Union hospital at Albany, New York (July 12, 1862);...
Dates: 1850 - 1892
William I. Winne letter
Scope and Contents
A letter written by Winne, of Albany, New York, addressed to Augustus Harris of Baldwinsville, Onondaga County, New York, discussing the results of local elections for the Federalist and Democratic candidates in the towns of Bethlehem and New Scotland, New York comprises this collection.